CyberGhost VPN’s Transparency Report

Well, here we are. Our second quarterly Transparency Report published during the pandemic… The unusual situation is now the new standard, and it’s shaping the digital landscape.


Our lives have moved online, and we’re starting to feel the effects of more online surveillance, election manipulations, privacy-invasive COVID-19 contact tracing apps, and increased cybercriminal activity.


But we’re still standing our ground, protecting the anonymity of our Ghosties, and making sure they can stay private online.


Let’s see how the past months have been for us in terms of legal requests.


Legal requests – Our July, August, and September numbers


We have not complied with any of these requests. We don’t keep tabs on our Ghosties. We never have, and we never will.


Because we keep no logs, we have no data to pass on. On top of this, Romania, the European country where we’re headquartered, is not part of any international surveillance alliance, like the 5 or 14 Eyes.


4 MIN READ | Last updated: Oct 07, 2020
What is bloatware and why you should remove it 

Have you ever bought a new device and excitedly turned it on, only to see it’s already filled with preinstalled apps?


Apps that you’ll likely never use and can’t seem to delete?


That, dear Ghosties, is bloatware. Let me tell you all about it.

5 MIN READ | Last updated: Oct 08, 2020
The biggest data breaches of 2020

In this day and age, data breaches seem to be everywhere.


And yet, despite all the risks, we still live in a world of unprotected devices, default credentials, and lax cybersecurity measures.


It’s no wonder that more than 1,000 data breaches plagued 2019. And 2020 is no better, with hackers hard at work.


Millions of accounts have already been compromised.


Let’s take a look at some of 2020’s biggest data breaches so far.

10 MIN READ | Last updated: Oct 20, 2020

Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

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